ATHENS - Georgia found itself in an unusual position Sunday: Unranked and trying to bounce back from a loss to Vanderbilt.
The members of the Bulloch Academy varsity softball team held their heads a little higher and had a little extra bounce in their steps Tuesday after earning their first-ever trip to the GISA Class AA state championship tournament.
The Screven County Gamecocks have had two weeks to prepare for Laney. Instead, they spent one of those weeks going back to basics.
By ALEX PELLEGRINO
The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets travel to Augusta tonight to face Josey, looking to avoid an 0-3 start in tough region 3-AA.
DUBLIN - Trinity Christian School defeated Bulloch Academy twice during the varsity softball regular season en route to winning the GISA Region 2-AA title. The third meeting of the squads was Saturday in the Class AA state championship game.
By The Associated Press
After a thrilling one-point win over Brentwood in Sandersville Friday night, the Bulloch Academy Gators evened their record at 3-3 with five games remaining on their schedule.
ATLANTA - Tiki Barber and the New York Giants did a pretty good impression of the Atlanta Falcons.
Allison Steinhaus said she was just trying to relax Tuesday night against region rival Southeast Bulloch. Steinhaus did just that, ripping a pitch into right field to plate two runs - the eventual game-winners - against region rival Southeast Bulloch Tuesday.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jerome Felton collected just 56 total yards Saturday, but three of his runs ended in touchdowns as he led Furman to a 23-17 win against The Citadel in Southern Conference action.
Elon quarterback Wes Pope - the reigning Southern Conference offense player of the week - will do his best to pick apart Georgia Southern's shaky secondary when the Phoenix visit Statesboro this Saturday at 1 p.m.
METTER – It was a rough Friday night for the Tigers.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Georgia Southern men's soccer team posted its sixth shutout, Tuesday afternoon, defeating Southern Conference contender Wofford, 2-0. The victory marked both the fifth team shutout versus a SoCon opponent this season and senior Adam Webb's record 12th-career blanking.
By RAHN HUTCHESON
The gap separating the two SEC divisions shows no signs of narrowing.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.
The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins.
Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.
ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.
MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.
WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child" after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
VARNVILLE, S.C. - Screven County's first trip to the Lowcountry was a good one for the Gamecocks (3-0), who brought home a 38-14 win over the Wade Hampton Generals.
An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. His team benched him for this weekend's game against New England.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.
ATLANTA - Billy Horschel showed why he might be the hottest player in golf at the moment with another 4-under 66 on Friday in the Tour Championship. It was his 10th straight round in the 60s. He already has a victory and a runner-up finish in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
PRETORIA, South Africa - During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
ATLANTA - Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel have little in common except a clean card of 4-under 66 at the Tour Championship and their chances at the biggest payoff in golf.